“Almost all the climax scenes, the masturbation scene, and the bugbugan scene. Of course, everyone on the set would want the scenes to be perfect,” said Khalil Ramos regarding which scenes had the most takes. The actor plays Felix in the Cinema One Originals 2016 entry, 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten. Felix is a friendless achiever in high school whose life changes after the arrival of the half-American Snyder brothers.
The film was directed by the person behind Lisyun Qng Geografiya. Khalil revealed that theirs was a very collaborative process. “We tried also other options. Si Direk [Petersen Vargas], when he gets an idea on the set na pwede ding gawin as an option, yung better ginagawa namin. Of course, kami [actors], we also suggest.
Magnus Snyder is played by Ethan Salvador, a budding Kapamilya actor. His younger brother, Maxim, who has an overly confident smiles and an acerbic tongue, is played by Hashtag member and PBB Ex-Housemate Jameson Blake. “It was kind of hard for me,” said Jameson regarding his daring scene in the film. But, he managed to pull it off because the director made the purpose of the scene clear in connection with Felix’s arc.
The film also features experienced thespians Ana Capri, Ruby Ruiz, Peewee O’hara, Joel Sarancho, Meann Espinosa, real-life professor Cecile Yumul in supporting roles. The film’s producer is Alemberg Ang, Its final screening will be on Tuesday, 8 o’clock in the evening at Cinematheque Manila. You may visit www.facebook.com/2Cool2Be4gottenFilm for more information.
Article by: Trixie Dauz